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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 248
Level of Description


  • 1873 July 30 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter and typed transcript, which includes typed excerpt of Aug. 25th, 1873 letter. Written in Lansingburgh, New York. He will be here next two Sundays to administer baptism & holy supper. Criticizes the Trustees' decision to revise the translations of Swedenborg's Writings, their choice in translators and their "Instructions to the Revisers". Insists on the need for "sound New Church Theologians" in this work. Remarks on Chandler's magazine account of the Convention and the Scammon resolution. People, places, and publications mentioned: Brunswick, the Writings of Swedenborg, the Lord and His Word, the Trustees of the Board of Publications, the Committee, Mr. Hayward, New Church, Dr. Tafel, Rudolph Tafel, Louis Tafel, the [i]Mag.,[/i] Scammon, Chandler's father (P. W.) and mother, Grace (Chandler).